We are delighted to announce that Petrie PR has been appointed as the Asia PR agency for BLINK Design Group, an internationally recognised award-winning design company that is reshaping the hospitality landscape and reimagining the luxury experience.
Established in 2006 by Japanese-American Clint Nagata, with the opening of its first studio in Bangkok, BLINK has since expanded its presence in Asia with studios in Shanghai and Singapore.
Dedicated to creating and inspiring, with the freedom to take imagination into conception, BLINK is the visionary design firm to watch.
A continuously rising star in the global design stage since its inception, BLINK is a collective of bold thinkers, the firm’s open-minded approach allows the opportunity to explore creative ideas with a restless enthusiasm.
Clint Nagata, Founder and Creative Partner, leads with an enthusiasm and appreciation of design that shaped his early years and is now intrinsic to who he is. Clint Nagata’s passion for travel, hospitality and design has inspired BLINK’s story. His constant exploration and enjoyment of the world; its diverse cultures and landscapes, have formed BLINK’s culture and attracted and retained some of the best talent in the industry.
These traits are now evident in every interaction and element of life at BLINK. He has spent a lifetime imagining concepts, delivering considered spaces, and thoughtfully moulding the guest experience in some of the world’s most desirable destinations.
“Our role is to bring out the best in a location but also to think about the brand and the owner. We have a restless desire to break free from the expected and push ourselves to create the new. We listen completely and question thoughtfully. We make a promise to our clients to take them on a journey,” comments Clint, on how each project BLINK produces is engineered by a shared journey, made by people and place.
Joining Clint at the helm of BLINK, is Rengy John, Managing Partner, with an illustrious career spanning two decades in the architecture and design industry. Rengy has deep conviction for innovation and imagination. He guides the company’s ambition for recognition as the preeminent luxury hospitality design firm.
Rengy brings his creativity quotient which he has imbibed into the likes of leading hotel brands including Four Seasons, Raffles, Armani and Sheraton. His forward-thinking mindset aligns perfectly with the creative insight that BLINK Design Group has become renowned and commissioned for.
“In designing experiences that engage the spirit, reward the senses and fuel the imagination, we will continue to offer guests one of the greatest luxuries of all: being moved by the beauty of experience itself”, Rengy shares on the firm’s guiding principles.
In line with its brand ethos, BLINK is a driving force behind biophilic design and are working on at least five projects where the designs are focused on nature, whether it is a resort in the desert or an urban hotel.
BLINK’s upcoming projects, scheduled to be unveiled this year feature the iconic ROKU Kyoto, Regent Phu Quoc, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa and Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort.
These much-anticipated project openings follow the firm’s global recognition for completed work on TAJ Lonavala Resort & Spa, Capella Shanghai and Singapore, Conrad Bora Bora Nui as well as the refurbishment of its sister property in Singapore, Six Senses Uluwatu, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo and Andaz Xiamen.
About BLINK Design Group
BLINK Design Group, founded by Clint Nagata, is a leading multi-disciplinary design studio with 15 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry.
With projects spanning almost every continent and having worked with the world’s most renowned luxury hotel and resort brands, BLINK truly believes that creating memorable spaces is taking every client on a shared journey, made by people and place.
Inspired by Clint’s passion for travel, constant exploration and enjoyment of the world, is what has shaped BLINK’s design philosophy and approach for each and every project. blinkdg.com